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Objective: To assess whether pleural fluid and urine amino terminal proB-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) can distinguish cardiac from non-cardiac causes of pleural effusion. Methods: Blood, urine and pleural fluid were prospectively collected from cats presenting with pleural effusion...

Author(s)
Humm, K.; Hezzell, M. J.; Sargent, J.; Connolly, D. J.; Boswood, A.
Publisher
Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), Paris, France
Citation
European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 2015, 25, 1, pp 18-24
Abstract

Background: Cats with pleural effusion represent common emergencies in small animal practice. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the diagnostic ability of a point-of-care ELISA (POC-ELISA) for the measurement of N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) to...

Author(s)
Wurtinger, G.; Henrich, E.; Hildebrandt, N.; Wiedemann, N.; Schneider, M.; Hassdenteufel, E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 394, pp (20 December 2017)
AbstractFull Text

A pleural effusion is an excessive and abnormal collection of fluid present within the pleural cavity to cause respiratory compromise. Pathophysiologic mechanisms of pleural fluid accumulation is caused by increased pleural capillary hydrostatic pressure and increased permeability of pleural...

Author(s)
Chiteafea, N.; Moyadee, W.; Boonyaprakob, U.; Boonkaewwan, C.; Choowongkomon, K.; Ratthanophart, J.; Rattanasrisomporn, J.
Publisher
Office of Agricultural Research and Extension, Maejo Univeristy, Sansai, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research and Extension, 2018, 35, 2 Suppl. 2, pp 1068-1074
Abstract

Case summary: A 13-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair cat presented with pleural effusion and suspected triaditis. Intake vitals and leukocytosis were consistent with a diagnosis of systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Biochemical analysis confirmed a pleural fluid-to-serum bile ratio...

Author(s)
VanDeventer, G. M.; Cuq, B. Y.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 6-2055116919830206
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: A 3-year-old spayed female Bengal cat was evaluated because of a history of bilateral pleural effusion and hydronephrosis of the right kidney. CLINICAL FINDINGS: Cytologic analysis of a pleural fluid sample revealed characteristics of a pure transudate with a high percentage of...

Author(s)
Duffy, M. E.; Specht, A. J.; Torres, A. R.; Cuypers, M.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 251, 1, pp 80-83
Abstract

Objective: To assess whether pleural fluid and urine amino terminal proB-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) can distinguish cardiac from non-cardiac causes of pleural effusion. Methods: Blood, urine and pleural fluid were prospectively collected from cats presenting with pleural effusion...

Author(s)
Humm, K.; Hezzell, M.; Sargent, J.; Connolly, D. J.; Boswood, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2013, 54, 12, pp 656-661
Abstract

Case summary: A 6-month-old spayed female domestic shorthair cat presented for evaluation of suspected bite wounds over the right caudal thorax and left cranial flank. Thoracic radiographs identified a mild right-sided pneumothorax, a small volume of right-sided pleural effusion, with increased...

Author(s)
Mullins, R. A.; Barandun, M. A.; Gallagher, B.; Cuddy, L. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 1, pp 20-2055116917714871
Abstract

The primary aim of this study was to assess whether human Light's criteria with the cut-off values previously published for cats are useful and superior to the traditional veterinary classification in diagnosing pathophysiology of fluid formation in cats with pleural effusion. The secondary aim was ...

Author(s)
Zoia, A.; Drigo, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 8, pp 666-672
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the signalment, presenting complaint, pleural fluid classification, underlying aetiology, outcome and survival times of cats with pleural effusion. To identify any relationship between demographic and clinical variables on outcome and survival times. To determine expected...

Author(s)
Llewellyn, R.; Donaldson, L. R.
Publisher
Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association, St. Leonards, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 2016, 46, 3, pp 83-87
Abstract

Cases involving pleural and peritoneal effusions occur relatively frequently in clinical practice. Determining the underlying etiology in these cases relies mainly on fluid analysis. The technique used for obtaining the pleural or peritoneal fluid can impact greatly the results of the analysis....

Author(s)
Athanasiou, L. V.; Spyropoulou, M.; Meichner, K.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2019, 70, 3, pp 1589-1602

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